I reached out to my affiliate contact at UA, I don’t remember who it was, and asked about getting a different size of banner that I could use on my site. I also asked who I could contact at UA for a possible sponsorship for TEAM TURNIPSTYLE as we were entering into the Toronto Pride and Remembrance Run for the first time. The response I received back was; “[We] were not their kind of people and did not represent or reach the kind of people UA wanted wearing their clothes.”
However, there is a long memory in the LGBTQ2S community regarding inappropriate entrapment and disproportionate use of force by police against it.
Toronto spokesperson Meghan Gray says efforts are being made to restore the park back to a family-friendly hot spot, with a community event being held on Saturday November 19th which will include refreshments and activities for children.
According to the school’s athletic department, it has “decided that Columbia wrestlers will not compete until we have a full understanding of the facts on which to base the official response to this disturbing matter.”